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this evening. the president is sending the first lady there today and joe biden on thursday. i want to put up a quote from my friend rory cooper who said "the des moines register" enl dorised carter, mondale, gore and couldn't endorse another four years of obama. wow. you see folks on the left dismissing the value of this. on the right they'll make a big deal about it. i came upon a fun study from 2008. brown university economists found that when moderate papers endorse they're seen as mort credible. when a partisan paper does it, not so much. when the chicago sun times and "denver post" endorsed kerry and bush, the study found 3% of readers switched voting allegiance. they flipped their allegiances in 2000. i have to say, i think an interesting number that matters is when you compare the endorsement numbers, obama has 34 endorsement from major, significant papers. romney has 27. look at the circulation of those endorsements. obama's total just over 9 million readers. >> 27? >> and mitt romney is at 27 and not 7. his total circulation just under 5 million. so i don't know that this is a scien
chief economist for vice president joe biden, also an msnbc contributor. jared, as we look over these estimates and they're really rough now in the very beginning. >> very rough. >> sandy could cost when it's all said and done, the total $20 billion or more. exceeding the damage certainly from irene last year which was about 12 to $16 billion. meantime moody's an lytics estimate economic losses will total $10 billion a day, lost wages, production, sales for businesses. do you think that estimate is on target? >> yeah, i think that estimate is on target but i believe moody's said they're not going to alter their estimate for gdp in the fourth quarter because some of this will be made up and also some of this stuff that gets destroyed you have to put people to work to rebuild it. that actually adds to gross domestic product. it subtracts from the net but adds to the growth. >> one thing i'm being told in my ear, we have an updated death toll i want to pass along to everyone. we now have 27 -- 29, excuse me, 29 confirmed deaths. again, we started this hour it was 18. so the numbers
on the presidential cam pains. particularly in some key swing states. both vice president joe biden and mitt romney have cancelled campaign rallies in virginia beach that were scheduled for this weekend. the obama campaign says biden's schedule was changed so police and emergency crews could stay focused on helping people with that storm. first lady michelle obama as well cancelled a campaign rally. this was in another critical swing state, in new hampshire. it was scheduled for next week in durham, but that campus is closing for that storm. sandy's political ramifications don't stop there either. take a look at this picture that we put together for you. it shows some of the campaign layers hitting the east coast. as we mentioned, campaign events across the country being delayed or cancelled already. we've told you to expect huge travel delays as well. alexandria just mentioned that. in addition to impacting millions of travelers, though, the campaigns may have to make some last-minute maneuvering themselves. and finally, a major storm hitting the most densely populated section of the country, coul
. host: how many timesguest: presn here six times this year. mitt romney has been here 6. joe biden has been here once. we have seen a lot of, many visits from michelle obama. jill biden then work with the reds in colorado springs. we have seen plenty of action this cycle. >> bill clinton could be coming to your state. an official says bill clinton is scheduled to campaign for the president today. in colorado. the president was supposed to be in colorado springs tuesday but cancelled due to the storm. guest: and we expect we will see, pending the outcome of the storm on the east coast, both candidates later in the week. governor mitt romney was here last week in the rally at but rocks that drew 9000 people. thousands were turned away. the following day, president obama held a rally in denver and drew crowds of up to 16,000. the governor this because deserve an amphitheater that has the capacity of 18,000. the president and his campaign were looking to go to boulder to hold a rally. they are try to turn out a lot of voters for the optics. >> these are great stories about real people in a
comstock, who is one of the chairs of the romney for virginia campaign. guest: i would just quote joe biden -- the middle class has years. they have been buried because this president's economic policies failed. the president said when he came would get unemployment wellhe said that he was going to cut the debt that was $10 trillion in half, down to $5 trillion. now it is $16 children. he failed by a factor of three times what he said he was going to do. his health care bill, a huge government monstrosity, not level, would end up costing us $2,500 more in premiums when he that it would be $2,500 less. the president himself said if he did not get this done, if he did not turn this economy around in three years it would be a one-term proposition. why we are looking to mitt romney -- i was talking before about how romney cut the budget in massachusetts. on a bipartisan basis with 87% legislature and that the same time he cut taxes 19 times. do get -- to get massachusetts democrats to cut taxes, you have to come in with good policies which governor romney understand as a business person and und
the obama campaign, vice president joe biden and president clinton will still be at that campaign event. so the president has that event in florida, then he goats baes o the white house. this is really happening in realtime right now. instead of events being planned out days in advance, now it's sort of as each hour goes by, things are changing. that's why it's going to pay to keep a close eye on this storm and on the campaign schedule, don. >> well, you can see, thank you, jim, you can see the people there are still excited even with the storm coming in marion, ohio, where there's a romney event and our jim acosta is on board. thank you, jim. i just want to sort of reiterate what jim said. come behind me if you can show this. i want to show our viewers. this is how we do it, right? to the right here on this side, this is my rundown so i sort of know what's going on and i kind of go by that wherever it takes me. on this side, these are the advisory wires. this advisory wire is saying what jim is saying. president obama has -- let's move down here. president obama declared a state of emergen
their ohio campaigning for tomorrow as well. joe biden also canceled campaigning. how do they handle this and then you've got the image of mitt romney doing what they say is not a campaign event, in the same place they were going to hold a campaign event, they say they're making collections for hurricane storm relief. chris cizilla, first to you, we checked with the red cross, the red cross said they're always grateful for donations, but this is not what they need or want. they always tell people please donate money. we have our own packagers and wholesalers and distribution system and to now get niece canned goods from the romney event in ohio and have to package it, used clothes they have to clean, they can't go directly to victims what they need is donations of blood and donations of money. it does seem like a thinly veiled -- why ohio? why choose ohio? >> right. because the storm is kind of -- >> not in ohio. >> you ask how do you -- how does president obama and mitt romney handle this politically? the answer i think can be summed up in one word delicately. it's a very fine and t
should be concerned about. there's hardly any mention made about the comments joe biden made to the man who came to pick up the body of his son. i don't know that these are the kind people that we should ever presented last but no one will touch these issues. guest: if nobody touched those issues, you would not know about it. there's no shortage of information these days. these campaigns are being covered like never before and you can get a lot of the daily horse race aspect, but there's plenty of coverage of what the candidates are saying of the campaign trail and how that equates to the previous statements, policies they have enacted. i think that there is plenty of information for people. they just have to be willing to sit down and find it. host: here is "the bloomberg insider" take on colorado put out on august 27th. can you explain? guest: in our last legislative session, for the third time, lawmakers tried to pass a bill that would recognize same-sex of unions. for the first time, they got republican votes in the house, the chamber controlled by republicans in a one-vote margin.
to be out on the campaign trail doing so in iowa. congressman paul ryan in wisconsin. vice president joe biden and governor mitt romney, they're going to be taking to the south in florida. now, romney is in tampa where he's going to kick off a campaign event this hour. we'll keep our eyes posted on that for you. there we see senator marco rubio at that point. i want to bring in msnbc contributor joanne reid and chip saltzman. let's get to it. the optics, joanne, talking about what we're going to see today with chris christie and the president out on the -- surveying watch together. it's really interesting to think of an odd couple, these guys together. christie seeming to be the president's new best friend. let's listen to the comments that christie has made over the last week. >> the president has been outstanding in this. the president has been all over this and he deserves great credit. he's been incredibly supportive and helpful to our state and not once did he bring up the election. >> all right, so let's talk about this. chris christie, a new bff to the president. big difference, b
. meanwhile vice president joe biden makes two stops in wisconsin. congressman paul ryan begins his day in colorado before flying back to the midwest for a rally in cedar falls, iowa. then he joins romney in westchester in ohio tonight. then there's former president bill clinton for the fifth player in all of this if you will and look at his schedule today in florida. he goes to lake worth, then ft. myers, then st. petersburg, then tallahassee. he's got five events in total today in florida. and you know the way he talks. talk about a hoarse voice by the end of the day it will be interesting to see where his voice is by 8:00 tonight. in the frenetic final days both candidates are giving positive pitches and warnings as to what will happen if the other guy is voted in. and bolder last night the president argued for another four years. >> after four years as president, you know me by now. you know me. you may not agree with every decision that i've made. you may be frustrated at the pace change. i always remind people that when we did the auto bail out only 10% of the country approved of
on the storm. let me play for you what joe biden said in new hampshire yesterday. >> the last thing the president and i want to do is have the cam taken get in the way of anything. the most important thing is people's safety and people's health and property being saved here. >> dave wiegel, could this make-or-break his presidency? >> i think you're going to see a lot of wind breakers and north face jackets and fewer blazers and ties for a couple of days as he go it to these fema centers and does what he can, which is not a lot. he can stop in the path of the storm. the problem for obama that i see, and it's hard to ascertain for a couple of days how this affects him, is this a ground game campaign. they said this for a year. they're right. this campaign wins if it gets out votes at a more effective high rate than the romney campaign does. how does that change it if power goes out in places where people manage phone calms and charging up ipads door to door. that is what i think would have people worried. more than where the president physically can campaign. how much money do they pu
that promise? [applause] we love having mitt romney here. but we like having president obama and joe biden here because they say the darnedest things in virginia, don't they? like joe biden, it's great to be here in north carolina. and then the incredulous remark by president obama that if you have a business, you didn't build that, somebody else made that happen. can you believe that he said that? does that sound like somebody who understands free enterprise and the american dream? fortunately, we have a candidate who does. i'm glad to have followed george allen. he was a great reform governor and he will be a great united states senator to help turn this country around. [applause] i'm so glad to see all you veterans here and all oh of you that understand the coal industry, thank you for coming. and all of you that understand freed new mexico america is not free. for centuries it's taken properties like you to make our -- patriots like you to make our country great. >> my grandfather came in search of the american dream. he worked in a factory in massachusetts and 100 years later his grandson
vice president joe biden and governor romney have canceled events scheduled in virginia beach. >>> we have live coverage across the east coast for you. the weather channel's julie martin is live in north carolina. nbc's al roker and the weather channel stephanie abrams are in delaware. we begin with nbc meteorologist dylan dryer. dylan, we had this new advisory released just about an hour ago. what's the news in it? >> the news is there haven't been too many changes. it is still a hurricane one category at this time. but we are just noticing the track budges ever so slightly with the newer updates. now instead of a direct hit right near atlantic city, new jersey, instead now it is down into delaware. look at the watches and warnings all across the eastern seaboard. obviously most out over the water but included in that northeastern south carolina, the east coast of north carolina, and eventually those will be extended up into virginia and new jersey as well. so winds are at 75 miles per hour, but notice the path of the storm still moving north-northeast at now 9 miles per hour. it sti
. both vice president joe biden and governor mitt romney canceled campaign rallies in virginia beach that were scheduled for this weekend. the obama campaign says biden's schedule was changed so the police and emergency crews could stay focused on people and helping them through this storm. first lady michelle obama has canceled a campaign rally in another critical swing state, new hampshire. it was scheduled for next week at the university of new hampshire in durham, the campus there. the campus is closing for the storm. >> there are fears the storm could prevent some people from even voting altogether. edison electric institute warned customers sandy could knock out power for seven to ten days, and that would include election day. or could. power outages could affect electronic voting and keep people from making it to the polls. sandy isn't just a dangerous hurricane, obviously with that it could have huge political ramifications. take a look at this picture we've put together for you. it shows some of the campaign layers impacted by the east coast. we've already started seeing cam
back to the white house and deal with the storm. that left vice president joe biden and former president bill clinton to go to ohio. >> youngstown, ohio. >> bill: of course, youngstown ohio. the vice president saying hey he's sorry he's not here but he's on it. >> he asked me to express his regrets for not being able to be here but you know, he's doing the job the president should be doing. [ cheering ] >> bill: absolutely. and former president bill clinton said i told barack you go back and get to work. >> goat up this morning and called me. he said i gotta go back. this storm is getting out of hand. i said mr. president, that is the right call. [ cheering ] >> bill: that's just what i would have done. all right. in new jersey, which was really hammered by hurricane sandy congressman frank pallone will join us here at the top of the hour. david shuster is in new york. current tv's david shuster will give us the report from lower manhattan. judd legum from think progress will be along as well to talk
to present tonight's top ten list, vice president of the united states, joe biden. >> if you vote early, you don't have to pay taxes. i'm sorry, i'm being told that's not accurate. >> and the number one good thing about voting early, ladies and gentlemen. >> honestly, don't you want this election over with already? >> when we come >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. let's get a check of the morning commute with sarah caldwell. >> we have an accident reported on the outer loop west side. adding to the west side delays and then on the north side, big jammed approaching 95 on the northeast outer loop towards loch raven. we want to remind you that westbound route 40 is closed at the hatem memorial bridge for water main break repairs. also looking at the same situation at york road and coldspring and helen and harford. college parkway, watch for an accident. north side, that is the pace of things. as we switchover, we will show you what it looks like at the scene of the water main break repair. a shutdown westbound at hatem memorial bridge. >> we are off t
's not nothing, it's the candidate's time, joe biden going to scranton. i suspect if things keep on the current trajectory, the president might have to go to pennsylvania, bill clinton might have to be there repeatedly. every day they're spending in pennsylvania is a day they're not spending in ohio. the republicans believe, not just rove's group, but some of the others, they believe there's a possibility to at a minimum keep the president on the -- having to not just focus on ohio. and if they can distract him away from ohio to play defense in these other places, they can increase their chances. the democrats totally dismiss this, but there's a reality. they're playing defense. >> you can say dismissive, but mike barnicle, the fact that democrats would put their key asset, bill clinton -- >> in pennsylvania. >> in minnesota today, two stops in minnesota today, that's -- that's worrisome for the democrats. >> yeah. if you -- if you're taking one of your principal assets, the president and the vice president frozen now, the key asset not only your principal asset, your key asset, but one really
things to watch tonight and through the weekend, first lady, michelle obama, joe biden, also big ohio presence this weekend. president clinton on the democratic side doing a lot of campaigning. and tonight in ohio near cincinnati, romney, ryan, their families, and all their major surrogates, minus chris christie are going to be doing a big rally, john mccain, marco rubio, rob portman, one big rally in ohio and then spreading out. that's going to be a big event. and major surrogate action on both sides, nobody believing anything, as we like to say, on the field. >> and very interesting last thing about romney, two stops in new hampshire within the last three days, which is kind of fascinating given -- i mean, he's closing his campaign in new hampshire, but he's also going there on saturday. interesting that they think that those, what, five or four electoral votes could be really important for them. >> one other big piece of news this morning, president obama picked up the endorsement yesterday of new york city mayor michael bloomberg, citing superstorm sandy. the independent mayor wro
president of the united states, joe biden. >> if you vote early, you don't have to pay taxes. i'm sorry, i'm being told that's not accurate. >> and the number one good thing about voting early, ladies and gentlemen. >> honestly, don't you want this election over with already? >>> it is 8:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. we are following breaking news in san francisco. big delays on muni metro in and out of san francisco right now. we learned that all lines between west portal and embarkadaro are closed. muni is telling riders to ride the s market aboveground if you want to avoid the mess. in addition, b.a.r.t. is honoring muni passes. muni has stopped service this morning. christie smith is on the way to the scene. we will have a live update from the scene. let's check in with traffic. mike. >>> these are the muni metro trains through the montgomery station. it is closed right now because of a deadly accident on the tracks. we are tracking that. the impact on the maps. this is the overview of the city. the montgomery station is closed down. is honoring passes through market. look how far they
and economic advisor to vice president joe biden. this is one hour and 20 minutes. >> thank you. in 1962, 50 years ago, michael harrington published the other america poverty in the united states. at the time the american economy was in the midst of a golden age of economic prosperity in which a rising tide lifting all boats. since the end of world war to the economy hit the ground rapidly and the wages of most workers had been growing faster than the rate of inflation. at that time there was no measure of poverty. in part because almost no one, academics, journalists or policymakers talked about poverty. harrington's but changed not only the political discourse, but the public policy landscape. on the first page, he wrote there is a familiar america. it has the highest best standard of living the world has ever known. he then went on to say that it does not change the fact that tens of millions of americans are at this very moment named in body and spirit existing at levels beneath those necessary for human decency. a short time later a review article appeared in the new yorker magazine cal
. and on c-span3, the debate on poverty in america and the role of government. we will hear from joe byham's former chief economic adviser -- biden's former chief economic advisor. all of that starting at 8:00 eastern tonight. and now an update on hurricane sandy federal relief efforts. >> you may disconnect at this time. i will turn over the meeting to mr. lars anderson, director of public affairs. >> thank you for joining us. we're going to have three speakers on the call today, craig, and robert parker from the coast guard. each speaker is going to give opening remarks and then we will turn to q&a. we are going to keep it to 30 minutes. please limit yourself with no questions so we can get through as many as possible. let me turn it over to craig. >> now that sandy has transitioned into a post a tropical storm, you are obviously aware of the lot of damage that occurred last night and in the early morning hours due to storm surge and flooding. we see snow conditions, a blizzard conditions in west virginia and extensive power outages. the big update is the state and locals are rapidly wor
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